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Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Lemon Shortbread

Ingredients..

8 ozs Butter. (room temperature)
4 ozs Caster Sugar.
8 ozs Plain Flour.
4 ozs Cornflour. (sift both flours together)
Zest of two Lemons.
1 pinch of Salt.

Method..

Cream the butter and sugar together, put in the lemon zest, add the flours and salt together, a couple of tablespoons at a time. You should end up with a largish ball of dough. Grease with butter, two 8 inch cake tins or a square flan tin (I used this) Press the dough into tin and mark into oblong shaped biscuits or slices if using cake tin. Prick all over with a fork. Sprinkle some more caster sugar over this if you wish. Bake in oven 160c for 40 -45 minutes. When cooled, break in to biscuits and enjoy.



5 comments:

Mary said...

very nice and delicious!

Laura @ Hungry and Frozen said...

They look so pretty! All that lemon zest sounds delish.

♥Rosie♥ said...

They do look great and also very delicious I bet!

Not Another Omnivore said...

I love the shortbread molds, and these look amazing as well!

NAOmni

Anna said...

Gorgeous, my mouth's watering!